Products

PRODUCTIVE GARDEN PLANTS

Understorey plants – currants, berries, raspberry, rhubarb, globe artichoke, cardoon, New Zealand cranberry, lemon verbena, white sage, pepino (pB3 – $8)

Plant guilds – Russian comfrey, dwarf comfrey, borage, tansy, valerian, apple geranium (pB1.5 – $5)

Groundcovers and Herbs – mints – apple, basil, spearmint, herbs – oregano, thyme, parsley, sage, chives, Roman chamomile, dill.  White alpine strawberries, strawberries, orangeberry, apple geranium, gotu kola,yarrow, Vietnamese mint, lemongrass, watercress (pB1.5 – $5)

Roots – yacon, kowiniwini maori potatoes, yams (pB3 – $8) horseradish (pB1.5 – $5)

Aliums – Egyptian walking tree onion, welsh onions, perennial leeks (pB1.5 – $5)

Useful – basket willow (pB3 – $8), soapwort, wormwood (pB1.5 – $5)

Medicinal – feverfew, balm of gilead, evening primrose (pB1.5 – $5)

Teas – pineapple sage, lemon balm, orange balm, German chamomile (pB1.5 – $5)

Climbers – hops (pB1.5 – $5)), boysenberries, grapes (pB3 – $8)

Trees – figs (brown Turkey, French sugar), American and European elderberry (pB3 – $8), tree lucerne/tagasaste (pB1.5 – $5)

Food Forest Starter Plants Box (ideal as a gift) – $60

Choose any 15 plants from the list above (subject to time of year and availability) to make up your food forest starter box

Favourite box is – 2 Russian comfrey, 1 dwarf comfrey, 1 tagasaste, 1 rhubarb, 1 yacon, 1 perennial leek, 2 alpine strawberries, 3 assorted mints, 1 oregano, 1 tansy and 1 borage.

Fruit/Vegetables

A range of seasonable fruit, vegetables from the property are available for people who are staying on site for courses or holiday accommodation.